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What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter's Workbook, Third Edition

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Looking for work? Dreaming of changing careers and reinvigorating your passion?
 
What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter’s Workbook is your key to creating a picture of your ideal job or next career.
 
Career guru Richard N. Bolles has been helping job-hunters for forty years with his classic job-search guide, What Color Is Your Parachute? This revised and updated full-color workbook makes doing his highly effective Flower Exercise easy. With user-friendly exercises and plenty of space to write, the Job-Hunter’s Workbook will help you translate personal interests into marketable job skills. Simple step-by-step worksheets will illuminate your favorite transferable skills, fields of special knowledge, job environments, values and goals, working conditions, and levels of responsibility and salary. Once you’ve completed this workbook, you’ll have a comprehensive picture of your dream job, and be able to effectively target your ideal work situation.

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Looking for work? Dreaming of changing careers and reinvigorating your passion?
 
What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter’s Workbook is your key to creating a picture of your ideal job or next career.
 
Career guru Richard N. Bolles has been helping job-hunters for forty years with his classic job-search guide, What Color Is Your Parachute? This revised and updated full-color workbook makes doing his highly effective Flower Exercise easy. With user-friendly exercises and plenty of space to write, the Job-Hunter’s Workbook will help you translate personal interests into marketable job skills. Simple step-by-step worksheets will illuminate your favorite transferable skills, fields of special knowledge, job environments, values and goals, working conditions, and levels of responsibility and salary. Once you’ve completed this workbook, you’ll have a comprehensive picture of your dream job, and be able to effectively target your ideal work situation.

Product Details
Paperback (64 pages)
Published: December 14, 2010
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781580080095
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